Business Leaders

Total 15 Posts

Putting Cascadia on the Global Stage - with Oliver Schmidtke

Oliver Schmidtke, Director of the Centre for Global Studies (CFGS) at the University of Victoria, joined Cascadia Report to share his story and his valuable insights on challenges and opportunities facing the Pacific Northwest

Driving Marketing Innovation – with Greg Waring

Greg Waring, VP of Marketing at Kal Tire has over 30 years of senior general management, marketing, and business development experience. A native Canadian, his career began shortly after receiving an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Women’s Enterprise Inspiration - with Jill Earthy

Jill Earthy, CEO of the Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC) based in Vancouver, BC. Jill recently completed 8 years on the Board of Directors of WEC BC, serving as Board Chair for the past 3 years. Having taken the role of interim CEO in March we spoke to Earthy as the new official CEO of WEC.

Talking Event Technology - with Hilary Laney

Hilary Laney, owner, and CEO at Seattle-based Evia Events is an event technology leader with a real passion for bringing people together. Evia Events is primarily focused on enabling businesses and organizations to connect to their audiences by sharing their content on digital platforms. With over 14 years’ experience in

A Shoe Startup Success - with Braden Parker

Braden Parker, co-founder at Vancouver-based premium footwear brand Casca, joined Cascadia Report to share the story of his journey so far, a little over three years after Casca was founded.

Revolutionizing Healthy Snacks - with Neil Thomson

Neil Thomson, CEO and Founder of Naked Snacks based in Vancouver, British Columbia, joined Cascadia Report to talk about what drives him to innovate in the healthy eating space, and what running a startup in the food industry looks like.

Building a Strong Startup - with Jeremy Martin

Jeremey Martin, CEO and co-founder of Loaded Athletics, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, joined Cascadia Report for a chat about his career both as a sportsman, and as a successful young businessman